Turning The Dial
We continue our commitment to safely provide essential services to people living with HIV/AIDS.
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Life, Not Just Survival
“The Aliveness Project is a place where seeds of hope are planted. It took me 9.5 years as a member to grasp that concept….now I am ready to start bearing fruit.”
"Aliveness is a great community to be part of. As a volunteer, there are tons of great opportunities for me to give back to a community I care about. I know that what I am doing is making a difference, and the members and staff remind me of that everytime I'm here.”
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We have an active, large family of supporters at The Aliveness Project. Many of our supporters do some or all of the following:
- Raise funds through Dining Out For Life and other events
- Volunteer at our community center
- Raise awareness about HIV/AIDS
- Advocate at the local, state, and national level
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Newsletter & Updates
The holiday celebration is back! Members who live in Minneapolis/St. Paul are welcome to come in December 13th and 14th (Tuesday and Wednesday) to collect gifts and enjoy the festivities! FAQ What will members receive this year? Hats, gloves, toys (courtesy of toys 4 tots) and a Target Gift Card are available as presents. For…Read More
We are expanding our building and services. The demand is growing for the HIV-related leadership, expertise, community, services, and facilities of the Aliveness Project. The twin pandemics of HIV and COVID-19 have been devastating for people living with and at the highest risk of HIV in Minnesota. COVID has caused record rates of unemployment, food…Read More
The Aliveness Project Food Shelf is open for members by appointment Monday-Friday 9-4:30. Members can use the Food Shelf once each calendar month.
The Aliveness Project is open 9 am – 4 pm Monday-Friday. Members are warmly welcomed to hang out and socialize as well as access services. Members of the public are welcome to donate, volunteer, and access HIV testing and PrEP.
Community Action will be tabling in the dining room to answer questions about financial assistance.
Aliveness members are welcome to enjoy a hot lunch onsite Monday-Friday from 12 – 2 pm, no appointment needed. Members may bring a guest to eat for free up to 4 times a month and members’ children under 13 eat for free.
The Aliveness Project Food Shelf is open for members by appointment Monday-Thursday 9-4:30 and Friday 9-3:30. Members can use the Food Shelf once each calendar month.
All members are welcome to join Jackie and Joe Reyes in playing bingo in the dining room for prizes before lunch! Bingo is called every Tuesday at 11 am.
Members can stop by (first come, first served) to learn about housing resources, apply for housing-related financial support, and get a coordinated entry assessment to get waitlisted for housing.